Poem: ‘Manicure’

Teresa Sargeant

Graze upon my nails,
Make cuticles awry,
Nail color constantly pales
For my problems I won’t pry.
Rough hands remind me to deny.

Teresa Sargeant is an award-winning journalist and author. She released her first collection of short stories “Inner Demons” in October 2020. She is the author of the short story ebooks “Eve the First,” “For My Sister,” and “Sammy’s Butterflies” “A Symphony of Silence” is her second poetry collection. Her latest short story“Healing” is published on Short Fiction Break.